Word Drops

What is the German word for "Flu"?

American English


die Grippe

Are you wondering how to say "Flu" in German ? "Flu" is the equivalent to Die Grippe in German, and I’m pretty sure you’ve heard it many times before already. It’s also good to know, that Die Allergie means "Allergy" in German, as well as "Runny nose" is Die laufende Nase.
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American EnglishThe viruses that cause the flu each season change, so no two are alike.
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